Landkreditt Finans AS has officially become BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions AS following its sale which was completed on July 2nd in Oslo, Norway. It therefore joins BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions, the leading European leasing provider and an agriculture machinery finance specialist with over 70 years of experience.
Landkreditt Finans AS will continue to offer those products and services which have contributed to its clients’ and partners’ growth and on which the company has built its reputation since it was founded ten years ago.
The Norwegian branch of BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions is renowned for its commitment to and involvement in the country’s economy. It will continue to contribute directly to the local economy as it remains incorporated under Norwegian law.
Current Landkreditt Finans AS clients and partners can still rely on the expertise of local staff while enjoying all the benefits of being part of a large and powerful European banking group.
New products and services may also be available in future.
“We are delighted to have joined BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions. Our teams can continue to work locally for our clients and partners while benefitting from the support of the leading European leasing provider with a presence in 17 other countries,” said Arne Oseberg, former Landkreditt Leasing AS CEO, now CEO at BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions Norway.
The current team will remain in Ålesund and be strengthened by new Oslo-based roles lead by Fabrice Perret, CEO at BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions in the Nordic countries.
BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions plans to cover the whole of Scandinavia by 2020 with sales teams in every country and shared middle/back office resources in Norway.